David Walliams announces NZ tour for 'An Audience with David Walliams' show

Little Britain comedian and children's author David Walliams is to tour New Zealand.

He will play Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in September and October with his show "An Audience with David Walliams".

Walliams will start his Aotearoa tour in Auckland at the Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre on Saturday, September 28 before heading to Wellington's St James Theatre on Monday, September 30.

He will wrap up his NZ tour in Christchurch's Douglas Lilburn Auditorium on Wednesday, October 2.

In a statement, Walliams said there would be "laughs galore".

"I have never done a show like this before, which makes it all the more exciting. I can't wait to step on the stage in New Zealand for your entertainment. I promise there will be laughs galore, stories I have never told before and a chance for you to ask me absolutely anything you want. However rude!"

Tickets and VIP packages go on sale to the general public on Tuesday March 26.